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Who won Volkanovski vs Jung?
Alexander Volkanovski beat Chan Sung Jung by during the main event of UFC 273, on Saturday 9th April 2022 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alexander Volkanovski.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest was for the UFC featherweight championship.
Volkanovski vs Jung stats
Alexander Volkanovski stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Chan Sung Jung made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Volkanovski had an advantage in power over Jung, with a 48% knock out percentage over Jung's 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jung had a massive advantage over Volkanovski, boosting at 47% submission rate over Volkanovski's 13%.
Alexander Volkanovski was the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Jung had a height advantage of 1 inch over Volkanovski. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Volkanovski was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 10 months later than Jung, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 71 to Jung's 56.
Volkanovski vs Jung form
Volkanovski had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Brian Ortega at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Max Holloway at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had beat Max Holloway at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Jose Aldo at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He had beat Chad Mendes at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Jung had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Dan Ige at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Island 6 on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.
Before that, he had won against Renato Moicano at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, United States.
He had lost to Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Pepsi Center, Denver.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alexander Volkanovski had been fighting more than Chan Sung Jung.
Going to this contest, Alexander Volkanovski had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 30 days ago, while Chan Sung Jung's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 5 days ago.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Jung's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
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